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Ariana Wunderle of Chester will perform with the 50-member African Drumming and Dance Ensemble of Ithaca College School of Music, Theatre and Dance with alumni during the IC on Broadway: South Hill State of Mind on Friday, Nov. 11. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis in New York City’s […]

To the editor: Vermont Conference of UCC stands with bodily autonomy

To the editor: Vermont Conference of UCC stands with bodily autonomy

As Christians in the Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ, we oppose the Dobbs decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade. We believe that God is the creator of all living beings and things, and that all human beings are created with the gift of free will and are of […]

Final Stone Village Poetry Slam scheduled for May 5

Final Stone Village Poetry Slam scheduled for May 5 Winners to receive cash prizes

The final Stone Village Poetry Experience slam will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 at the First Universalist Parish of Chester, 211 North St. Poets who have competed in all three events are eligible to win first, second and third prizes of $100, $50 and $25, respectively, as decided by judges selected […]

Stone Village Poetry Slam #2 set for April 14

Stone Village Poetry Slam #2 set for April 14

The second Poetry Slam, sponsored by the Stone Village Poetry Experience, is just around the corner. At 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, slammers who competed in the first slam will be joined by newcomers at the First Universalist Parish of Chester, 211 North St. Add to these other writers who just want to read […]

Mark E. Doane, 61, of Londonderry

Mark E. Doane, 61, of Londonderry

Mark E. Doane of Londonderry passed away at home on Dec. 21, 2021, at the age of 61. Mark was born Feb. 29, 1960, in Belleville, Ill., to Peter and Barbara (Brown) Doane, while Peter was stationed at Scott Air Force Base. After accompanying his family on their return to Vermont, Mark graduated from Green […]

Police look for help identifying burglars in Grafton

Police look for help identifying burglars in Grafton

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont State Police are seeking help in identifying three people involved in an early morning theft in Grafton today. According to a VSP press release, at about 3 a.m. Sunday, three people wearing hoodies broke into a garage at 241 Townshend Road in Grafton and stole several items, constituting […]

Two Chester quilters win 1st Place People's Choice Awards at Billings' 35th Quilt Exhibit

Two Chester quilters win 1st Place People’s Choice Awards at Billings’ 35th Quilt Exhibit

WOODSTOCK Two Chester residents have won first place in the Billings Farm & Museum 2021 People’s Choice Awards for the 35th Annual Quilt Exhibition, which is being held through Aug. 22. More than 10,000 visitors have viewed the exhibition to date and 1,100 ballots were cast for favorites in the large and small quilt categories. […]

Project Londonderry volunteers establish new non-profit organization

Project Londonderry volunteers establish new non-profit organization Members work toward North Village Master Plan, seek community input

From the editor: To correct the record: Project Londonderry organizers have notified The Chester Telegraph that the 501(c)(3) organization recently established is actually known as The Community Fund for Londonderry, and is separate from the Project Londonderry initiative, which remains a volunteer effort coordinated by the Town Planning Commission. The Community Fund for Londonderry is […]

Vermont joins 47 other states in Covid red zone

Vermont joins 47 other states in Covid red zone

By April Simpson Senior Reporter Center for Public Integrity This article was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C. Vermont joined the 47 other states and the District of Columbia considered to be in the “red zone” for new coronavirus cases this week, according to the latest […]

Chester Chatter: Enjoying home, inside and out

Chester Chatter: Enjoying home, inside and out

By Ruthie Douglas ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC For many of these past months have been like a step behind. However folks my age remember when everything was slower. Many folks are finding time to enjoy their homes. It has been a good time to turn of the television and read books. When was the last […]

FAQ: Coronavirus disease 2019

FAQ: Coronavirus disease 2019

Reprinted with permission of Howard B. Owens of the Batavian in New York. What is Covid-19? Covid-19 is a disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Why is the disease called Covid-19? COVID is an acronym for “coronavirus disease.” The “19” is for the year of discovery, 2019. What is SARS-CoV-2? SARS is an acronym […]

Dale to Derry Selects: School budget to rise 4%

Dale to Derry Selects: School budget to rise 4%

By Bruce Frauman © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Dick Dale, a board member of the Taconic & Green Regional School District, spent considerable time at the Monday, Feb. 3 meeting of the Londonderry Select Board going over details of the school district’s proposed fiscal 2020-21 budget, which is 4 percent higher than in fiscal 2019-20. […]

To the editor: Vote out Clarkson, McCormack and Nitka

To the editor: Vote out Clarkson, McCormack and Nitka

The taxpayers of Vermont and Windsor County can no longer afford to have Alison Clarkson(D),  Dick  McCormack (D) and Alice Nitka (D) represent us in Montpelier. Since 2013, state Rep. Clarkson, now a state senator, has voted to raise fees and taxes on Vermonters by the astronomical amount of $344.6 million. Vermonters are struggling mightily […]

Vail Resorts buys Okemo among other properties

Vail Resorts buys Okemo among other properties Sale of operating company spells end of Mueller era at resort

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vail Resorts, which last spring bought the Stowe Mountain Resort, has ventured further into the Vermont ski industry with agreements to purchase both the assets of the Okemo Mountain Resort and the rights to operate it. With this deal, the Mueller era at the Ludlow mountain which […]

Easter related events: March 24 through April 1, 2018

Easter related events: March 24 through April 1, 2018

March 24: Chester Rotary Club holds Easter Egg Hunt Rotary Club of Chester holds its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Chester-Andover Elementary School at 72 Main St. in Chester. This event is open to all Chester and Andover children from preschool to sixth grade. Parents are advised to […]

Clever election cycle stock market theories not as sound as long-term investing

Clever election cycle stock market theories not as sound as long-term investing

By Kevin Theissen Skygate Financial Group LLC  Super Bowl winners, the length of hemlines and Sports Illustrated covers – all of these have been used to develop theories about the direction in which stock markets may be headed. Presidential elections and terms have also inspired a significant number of theories. Rational and not-so-rational decision making […]

Girls State program seeking high school applicants

Girls State program seeking high school applicants

©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC The American Legion Auxiliary Green Mountain Girls State program, which engages young women in a weeklong exercise in citizenship and self-government, is seeking applicants for the summer 2016 session. High school girls who have completed their junior year are eligible to apply. ALA Girls State participants spend an intensive week of […]

Community events for Nov. 9 - Nov. 17

Community events for Nov. 9 – Nov. 17

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@www.chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Nov. 9: St. Luke’s Operation Christmas Child packing sessions continue […]

Weston's 'Junie B. Jones' a sugar cookie delight for kids, adults alike

Weston’s ‘Junie B. Jones’ a sugar cookie delight for kids, adults alike

By Shawn Cunningham © 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC There are many things to look at in judging whether a show is successful or not. There are the performances, of course, but there’s also lighting, sets, costumes, staging and choreography among others. When it comes to a show for kids, however, there’s one more thing – […]

Weston Playhouse presents Broadway Boot Camp for teens

Offering high school students an opportunity to learn what it takes to be a Broadway performer, Burr and Burton Academy is partnering with Vermont’s oldest professional theater company in presenting The Weston Playhouse Theatre Co.’s Broadway Boot Camp in Manchester from Monday, Aug. 3 to Friday, Aug. 21. After working with the cast of Weston’s […]